⦿ Assist the government in legislating and enforcing the Medical Devices Act. ⦿ Became the first qualified institute of Medical Devices Technicians' Training. ⦿ Led more than 10 enterprises attending HTT2021 online exhibition.
MDIC signed a cooperation agreement with Chi Mei Hospital and won the global research funding of the "Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge" program hosted by National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Also selected by STB program as one of the major training institutes and awarded Silver Prize in Long-term Smile Contest (Taiwan), 2020 FutureTech Demo and Breakthrough Award, Academia-Industry collaboration highlight project.
MDIC was the only pointed organization by MoST as the platform of southern biomedical accelerator, which successfully outputted cultivating 32 start-ups and stimulating the development of digital health. The innovated devices “The Move” and Class III medical devices earned TFDA clinical trial approval, 16th National Innovation Award, Long-term Smile Contest First & Second Prizes. Fifth FHED Conference were held. Signed MoU with AIIMS, an Indian institute of national importance formed by government public medical colleges of higher education.
MDIC was funded by Higher Education SPROUT Project of Ministry of Education (Taiwan) and participated in Featured Areas Research Center Program focusing on medical device RnD, the elderly care, and smart healthcare. 34 students attended oversea research projects, MU-NCKU Joint Research Center was established and had an unveiling ceremony. FHED Conference and MOST & JST Conference were held and participated by more than 26 countries. Our innovated “Smart Healthcare Platform for Active Assisted Living” and “Portable Intelligent Urine Infection Detection Device" won 15th National Innovation Award (Taiwan).
Prof. Yung-Nien Sun and Prof. Li-Chieh Kuo took the position as MDIC Director in March and August. MDIC recruited 10 faculty members dedicated to medical device innovation education of top talents. Allied with at least 170 companies and established UMP-NCKU Joint Research Center in Vietnam. Third FHED conference was held, participated by 13 countries.